Protest Makers : The British Nuclear Disarmament Movement of 1958-1965, Twenty Years On.
By: Taylor, Richard J. K.
Contributor(s): Pritchar, Colin.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Kent : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2013Copyright date: ©2011Description: 1 online resource (209 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781483150598.Subject(s): Great Britain -- Military policy | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964 | Nuclear disarmament -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Protest Makers : The British Nuclear Disarmament Movement of 1958-1965, Twenty Years OnDDC classification: 327.1 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Front Cover -- The Protest Makers: The British Nuclear Disarmament Movement of 1958-1965, Twenty Years On -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Dedication -- Preface -- PART I: "Something Ought to be Done": the Rise and Decline of the Nuclear Disarmament Movement -- Britain in the 1950s -- References -- PART II: "Where Have All the Marchers Gone?" The Protesters of 1958/65 and their Subsequent Development -- General Response -- Perspectives in the Movement -- The Moral Protesters -- References -- PART III: Leaders, Tactics and Strategies-A Case of Lost Direction? -- The Campaign as 'Moral Protest' -- The Campaign as 'Labour Movement Pressure Group' -- The Campaign as 'Radical Extra-Parliamentary Movement' -- The Campaign as a Single-issue Pressure Group -- References -- PART IV: Twenty Years On-the Achievements and the Failures: An Evaluation -- The Campaign and the Nuclear Issue -- The Wider Imporunce of the Movement -- The Strategies for Advance and their Wider Relevance -- Why Did the Movement Fail? -- The Achievements -- References -- Postscript CND Lives: The Last Campaign? -- APPENDIX I: Methodology -- References -- APPENDIX II: Questionnaire on ttie British Disarmament Movement -- APPENDIX III: Brief Biographical Details of CND, DAC and Committee of 100 Leaders, and of Major Political Figures who Opposed the Movement and its Policies -- Bibliography -- Index.
The Protest Makers: The British Nuclear Disarmament Movement of 1958-1965, Twenty Years On discusses issues regarding the British nuclear disarmament movement. The book is comprised of four parts that covers specific topic related to the movement, such as the political and ideological aspects of the movement. The text discusses the problems faced by the movement that prevented it in making a significant change in modern Britain. The book also analyzes the future activities and attitude of the movement. The text will be of great interest to individuals who are concerned with the trends of anti-nuclear movements, particularly in Britain.
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